Flossing Fiercely

Feeling comfortable and confident in your brushing technique is a great feeling. If you’re not feeling the same way about flossing, you can! While flossing usually takes a little practice to fully get the hang of, its no problem once you’ve got it down. If you’re choosing to use traditional, waxed floss pull about 20…

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Premedication For Dental Procedures

With certain patients a dentist will sometimes recommend that some antibiotics are taken prior a dental procedure. This form of premedication is known as antibiotic prophylaxis. What purpose does this preventative step take, and who is eligible for it? Our mouths are teeming with bacteria. This includes even the healthiest or cleanest mouth. There is…

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All About Toothpaste

Is picking out a tube of toothpaste giving you pause? With all of the flavor and ingredient options available to you it’s no wonder what seems like a simple decision becomes one of the most difficult when it comes to oral hygiene. Below we’ve listed a few of the most common toothpaste options and provided…

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Epilepsy and Oral Health

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that is marked by sudden and recurrent seizures, loss of consciousness, and other symptoms that exhibit a problem with the electrical activity of the brain. Epilepsy is most commonly treated with medication to control the electrical activity of the brain and cut down the symptoms caused by the disorder. Special…

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